The Lamar County Humane Association will be on hand at the Paris Animal Shelter located at 310 Clement Rd, Paris, Tx. tomorrow from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. with available dogs and cats who are in need of good homes.
You can help by adopting not shopping. These animals didn’t have a choice, but you can give them one by offering a loving and caring home.
Remember to always have your pets spayed and neutered.
The decision to spay or neuter your pet is an important one for pet owners. It can be the single best decision you make for his long-term welfare. Getting your pet spayed or neutered can:
- Reduce the number of homeless pets killed
- Improve your pet’s health
- Reduce unruly behavior
- Save on the cost of pet care
Pets Are Homeless Everywhere:
In every community, in every state, there are homeless animals. In the U.S., there are an estimated 6-8 million homeless animals entering animal shelters every year. Barely half of these animals are adopted. Tragically, the rest are euthanized. These are healthy, sweet pets who would have made great companions.
The number of homeless animals varies by state—in some states there are as many as 300,000 homeless animals euthanized in animal shelters every year. These are not the offspring of homeless “street” animals—these are the puppies and kittens of cherished family pets and even purebreds.
Many people are surprised to learn that nationwide, more than 2.7 million healthy, adoptable cats and dogs are euthanized in shelters annually. Spay and neuter is the only permanent, 100 percent effective method of birth control for dogs and cats.
Source: Humane Society